Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Iamishwara wins Group One Weight For Age Classic. ››
24 Feb 2015 | By Michelle Saba The win by outsider Iamishwara (Keeninsky – She’s Heroic) in the Group One Haunui Farm Weight-For-Age Classic may have been disappointing for punters but it certainly made the day for retired Papakura farmer Bob Killick.
Primary ITO Equine Training Courses Starting Soon ››
23 Feb 2015 | By Virginia Tocher See the link attached for ITO Equine Courses starting in your region soon
Farm Boy steps up to win the Avondale Gold Cup for farmer Allan Hayward ››
19 Feb 2015 | By Michelle Saba Allan Hayward is a farmer from Rotorangi just south of Cambridge, and is a quiet unassuming bloke who in the past few days has been pitched into the limelight, way out of his comfort zone, due to the deeds of a horse called Farm Boy.
Tie Me Down on track for the Group One NZTBA Stakes in April ››
11 Feb 2015 | By Michelle Saba The success of Tie Me Down (Pins[AUS]- Ashley Downs) the winner of the listed Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes is serendipity according to Pip McCarroll who part owns the mare with Little Avondale Trust.
NZ Breeders need assistance ››
04 Feb 2015 | By Mike Dillon - NZ Herald Concerned by New Zealand’s diminishing broodmare band David Ellis asks Government to weigh in.

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Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
here for enrolment details



The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has now completed his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his latest blog


Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here


Dates to Remember

Karaka Yearling Sales
26th January - 1st February, 2015 



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